NEXT WEEK’S PROGRAMS
Global Nashville with Karl Dean – Former Nashville Mayor Dean talks with Dr. James Hildreth, Ph.d., MD, about the Covid-19 global pandemic. James E.K. Hildreth is the 12th president and chief executive officer of Meharry Medical College, the nation’s largest private, independent historically black academic health sciences center. | Register
Global News Review with Ambassador Dick Bowers and LCDR Patrick Ryan – the top five topics in global events examined by a former career diplomat and a former intelligence officer. A lively analysis of global news with plenty of background and context. | Register
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THIS WEEK’S PROGRAMS ICYMI
American Diplomacy – with Ambassador Marcie Ries, Ambassador Charles Bowers and Dr. Thomas Schwartz – A terrific panel of diplomats and experts discuss the state of the U.S. Foreign Service and the future of American Diplomacy, a project at Harvard University headed by Amb. Ries. | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)
United Kingdom Consul General Andrew Staunton – IBC Global Update – Consul General Staunton provides an update on the UK response to Covid-19, Brexit and the U.S.-UK Trade Agreement negotiations that are just beginning. Moderating the event was British Honorary Consul and IBC advisory board member John Scannapieco. | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)
Global News Review with Colleen Ryan and LCDR Patrick Ryan – the top five topics in global events examined by a former intelligence officer and guest host Colleen Ryan, Fulbright Scholar, Schwarzman Scholar and Belmont Law student. A lively analysis of global news with plenty of background and context. Topics: 1 – Covid News – World Health Assembly; 2 – China – Belt and Road Trip; 3 – Global Energy – Cheap Oil and the Outlook; 4 – Afghanistan – Peace and Covid; and 5 – International Criminal Court in America’s Crosshairs | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)
PREVIOUS PROGRAMS ICYMI
Iran: U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign, American and European Perspectives with Ambassador William Luers, Dr. Gary Sick and Ellie Geranmayeh, with host Patrick Ryan | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)
Global News Review Amb Dick Bowers and LCDR Pat Ryan | Topics: Covid-19, Earth Day, North Korea, Immigration Ban, Ramadan | Watch Here (YouTube)
Global Dialogue: International Speakers Series Professor David Des Roches on the Middle East 2020 | Briefings on Oil and Authoritarianism: Impact in the Middle East, Iraq Turmoil, Saudi-Iran Confrontation, US-Saudi Relations | Watch Here (YouTube) | Listen Here (Podcast)
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